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Irisys Appoints Kevin Hughes as New General Manager

Posted by Allen Haynes on Apr 3, 2017 2:35:07 PM

NORTHAMPTON, UK and ATLANTA (April 3, 2017) – Irisys, the global leader in retail analytics and in-store technology, announced today the appointment of Kevin Hughes to the position of General Manager.


ABI Research places Irisys as 1st for Retail Customer Analytics Implementation

Posted by Jordan Britchford on Apr 25, 2016 5:16:58 PM

ABI Research have ranked Irisys as 1st for Retail Customer Analytics implementation, with Tyco clinching the top spot for overall innovation.


Retail‐Tech Innovator Irisys Awards Partner Companies for Outstanding Achievements

Posted by Brette Bennett on Feb 19, 2013 3:31:00 PM

‐‐ Prodco International and Remaco receive top honors ‐‐


PFM and Irisys help Westfield Stratford Count 5.5m people into Olympic Park Shopping Centre in just two weeks

Posted by Mike Slevin on Jan 8, 2013 10:44:00 AM


Irisys Technology Streamlines Operations for Hawaii’s Largest Local Grocer

Posted by Brette Bennett on Dec 19, 2012 6:00:00 PM

ATLANTA (Dec. 19, 2012) – Foodland Super Market – Hawaii’s largest locally owned and
operated grocery chain – is increasing its stores’ intelligence with the recent installation of
Irisys’ thermal‐powered people counting and checkout management solutions.


Irisys wins Queen's Award - for second year running

Posted by Richard Strange on Apr 22, 2012 11:57:00 AM

Irisys, one of the UK’s leading hi-tech companies and the global leader in infrared solutions, has won the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise for the second year in a row. The award is the highest official UK recognition for British businesses. This year, Irisys was selected in the Innovation category for its patented Queue Management technologies.


Irisys thermal queue and people counting devices confirmed PCI compliant

Posted by Richard Strange on Feb 22, 2012 5:25:00 PM

Announcement illustrates advantage over video based systems


Irisys Announces Partnership with Reflexis Inc.

Posted by Richard Strange on Jan 9, 2012 12:11:00 PM

Reflexis Systems Inc., a leading provider of retail workforce/task management solutions, and Irisys, the global leader in people counting and real-time checkout line management solutions, today announced a partnership that maximizes their complementary expertise in retail workforce management and customer analytics. Data collected from Irisys’ people counting solutions will now integrate into Reflexis’ Adaptive Real-Time Execution Platform, which uses that information to assign tasks, reallocate labor, and send best-practice-based, actionable messages to specific employees. It also enables retailers to gather and consolidate key performance indicators and trends and assign corrective tasks in response to metrics-based alerts.


Irisys wins prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Posted by Richard Strange on Apr 21, 2011 7:17:00 AM

London (Apr. 21, 2011) – Irisys, the global leader in infrared solutions, has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2011. It is the highest official UK award for British businesses. The company was selected in the International Trade category because of its outstanding export achievements.


Dr. Ian Wilcock joins Irisys as Sales and Marketing Director

Posted by Richard Strange on Nov 26, 2009 4:07:00 PM

Irisys is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ian Wilcock to the post of Sales and Marketing Director. Ian brings with him expertise in the application of technology in the retail and shopping centre worlds, specifically for the generation of management information and its use in increasing profitability. Ian has a track record in growing businesses and products from a wide set of perspectives – overseas expansion, structural change, proposition development, sales, commercial and marketing management.

Ian was a senior business leader within Experian and one of the original Directors of FootFall. He was an integral part of the team that built FootFall into a profit making business and subsequently sold it to Experian in early 2006.

Previously, Ian worked in scientific instrument sales and marketing management and consultancy with Renishaw plc, has an MBA from the University of Bath, a PhD & BSc in Chemical Physics from the University of Edinburgh and undertook postdoctoral research in physics at the Max Planck Institut in Berlin. Ian is also a non-executive director of Path Intelligence Ltd.

Commenting on the appointment Ian said “I am excited by the proven value that Irisys technology and products have and the huge potential for expansion in existing and new markets that exist”

David Clayson, MD at Irisys, added “Ian’s proven capabilities in the people counting/monitoring sector, and his earlier work in scientific instrumentation, is a perfect fit for his new role at Irisys, that is, to build on our world leading position in helping retailers achieve better customer service, and to grow sales of our thermal imaging product range through innovative partnerships with leading brand names in each of the application sectors.”